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The National Announce A Lot Of Sorrow Box Set

Remember when the National played the High Violet track "Sorrow" for six hours straight at MoMA PS1? Well, in case you forgot about that moment…
Caitlin White | April 9, 2015 - 11:22 am

The National – “Sunshine On My Back”

The National are getting in on this whole "surprise music" thing. No, they haven't shared an entire new album, but an unannounced single called "Sunshine…
Chris DeVille | April 2, 2015 - 9:48 am

Stream This Is The Kit Bashed Out

I've been anticipating the release of Kate Stables' Bashed Out, her third album as This Is The Kit, since we premiered the title track at…
Caitlin White | April 1, 2015 - 11:46 am

Pfarmers – “The Ol’ River Gang”

Pfarmers are an amalgamation of a few bands and sounds. Danny Seim (Menomena, Lackthereof), Bryan Devendorf (the National), and horn player Dave Nelson (David Byrne…
Collin Robinson | March 26, 2015 - 12:48 pm

Justin Vernon’s Eaux Claires Festival Reveals Full Lineup Feat. Bon Iver, Sufjan Stevens, The National, Spoon

The lineup for Justin Vernon and Aaron Dessner's Eaux Claires festival is here, and as you might expect, it's both charming and formidable. Bon Iver…
Chris DeVille | February 11, 2015 - 8:57 am

This Is The Kit – “Bashed Out” (Stereogum Premiere)

Kate Stables has been recording music as This Is The Kit for years now, but this is probably one of the first times you're reading…
Caitlin White | February 3, 2015 - 11:53 am

Indie Rock Ambassador Is Winning Over Politicians With Private National, Belle & Sebastian Concerts

If it weren't for his job, Matthew Barzun could be mistaken for one of us: his favorite album of the year is the War On…
James Rettig | December 24, 2014 - 11:52 am

Watch The National Make Melancholy “Christmas Magic” For Bob’s Burgers

I have a hard time thinking of a band that makes me sadder than the National, which means that I can't think of a band…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 23, 2014 - 12:08 pm

Hear The National Talk About How They Wrote “Sea Of Love”

Song Exploder is a podcast in which bands come on to talk about how certain songs came into being -- a fascinating thing for those…
Tom Breihan | December 22, 2014 - 11:20 am

Watch Arcade Fire’s Horror Film Festi, Feat. James Murphy, The National, Peter Gabriel, Fleet Foxes

Back in 2011 Arcade Fire and a bunch of their friends made a 21-minute horror movie called Festi. Today they've posted that movie, which involves…
Chris DeVille | October 31, 2014 - 3:11 pm

Watch The National Play Intense Music Teachers On Comedy Bang! Bang!

The National have appeared on practically every even vaguely prestigious television show out there. (They're presumably still finding a way to write them into The
Tom Breihan | October 14, 2014 - 1:12 pm

Photos: Riot Fest Denver 2014

Riot Fest has grown into a gigantic music festival that occurs in three different iterations throughout the year. For the Denver edition this past weekend,…
Miles Bowe | September 23, 2014 - 11:39 am

Strand Of Oaks – “Pink Rabbits” (The National Cover)

Strand Of Oaks' Tim Showalter recently put out the harrowing album HEAL, and now he's got a very personal cover to share. "Pink Rabbits" was…
Miles Bowe | September 15, 2014 - 11:53 am

The National, The Flaming Lips, Future Islands To Appear On Comedy Bang! Bang! TV Show

Comedy Bang! Bang!, the comedy podcast that became an IFC TV show, has always been a hub of the indie comedy universe, and that's always…
Tom Breihan | September 10, 2014 - 10:25 am

Photos: Boston Calling

This past weekend brought the second Boston Calling Festival of 2014. This edition featured the Replacements, the National, and Lorde as the major headliners, along…
Miles Bowe | September 9, 2014 - 1:30 pm
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